Ethelbert Childrens Services...
Specialist Residential, Fostering & Educational Services For London & the South East
Holistic Care Services for Children & Young People
"Children and Young People say they feel sage in their placements. They recognise and are proud of fundamental changes they make as a result of the care they receive"
"The warm, nurturing environment, underpinned by the high level of care allows young people to feel safe and secure. Although individually, young people pose challenges, this is a home where potential disruptive behaviour is dealt with proactively and sensitively"
Royal Oak House
"Relationships between the young people and staff are exceptionally positive. Staff demonstrate good role modelling which has a positive impact on the young people... Staff have high individual aspirations which are maintained throughout the daily living. Young people know what is expected and respond extremely well."
"This home provides young people with an outstanding quality of care and outstanding outcomes... An Independent Reviewing Officer commented' the home gives [child] outstanding support to help them develop and mature as a young person'""
Interested in becoming a Residential Worker? Learning Support Assistant, Home Manager? Teacher?
You can be sure that a career with ECS is certain to be stimulating, challenging and very rewarding.
Thinking About Fostering?
Are you considering becoming a foster carer, or are you an experienced carer and would like to find out more aout fostering with Ethelbert Childrens Services?
Social Care Professionals
Access to Vacancy Information, Ofsted Reports and Statements of Purpose for Social Workers, Placement Officers and Social Care Procurement Professionals.
Over the last 32 years Ethelbert Childrens Services has acquired and sustained an enviable reputation in the delivery of quality child care, and it is on these foundations that the service has grown to include fourteen homes in its residential division. The majority of the homes are provisions for three children or young people, whereas others are sufficiently spacious to accommodate between four and nine residents.
The philosophy and culture across our homes focuses on basic family values and socially acceptable behaviours, within a structure of clear, well defined and consistent boundaries. Furthermore, each provision has an individual, clearly defined statement of purpose that serves to meet the needs of its particular client group, thereby enabling us to provide appropriate placements for a diverse range of needs and requirements... Read More
With a stability rate of 97%, an extensive range of professional support services and more than sixty specialist carers across London, Kent, Essex and Sussex, Ethelbert Fostering Services are now recognised as one of the leading fostering agencies across the South East.
Ethelbert Fostering Services is a substantial and versatile provision that caters for solo placements, sibling groups, mother and baby, challenging behaviour and young people with a variety of special needs... Read More
Our Investment in People
Through our dedicated training and development centre we strive to develop our team members and assist them to reach their full potential
Our comprehensive, DCFS registered, education provisions span the requirements of key stage 2, 3 and 4 pupils.
Junior school set in the grounds of mainstream provision enjoying broad integration package
Consistent and caring learning environments
Senior school providing GCSE, SATS, ASDAN and CLAIT
Equal Opportunities Promoted Throughout
Vocational centres working in partnership with local colleges